Question about Bowflex Treadclimber

1 Answer

I am having trouble with my Bowflex TC5000. The calibrations is failing. The treads aren't moving but the monitor is trying to calibrate.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Expert
  • 49 Answers

The motor must move the drive pulley for calibration to pass. remove rear covers and check drive belt. you should hear the lwr board relay click to engage the motor. if you hear it and the motor does not move and you have checked the belt then you need to test the motor. Typically remove the belt and turn by hand...it should be very smooth and spin freely. If not replace the motor. Direct 9 volts to the motor leads unplugged from the board will tell you if the motor is good. be careful as capacitors are present and risk of shock is always possible. capacitors stay charged for about 10 mins after unit is unplugged

Posted on Aug 31, 2009

  • ahardmon910 Sep 12, 2011

    I followed this procedure and it took care of the problem.
    Thanks,
    Beethoven1964

×

4 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

  • 6 Answers

SOURCE: calibration fail message on bowflex treadclimber.....help

Unplug your machine, restart it and try to calibrate it one more time. I had to do this with mine and it did take more than one try to get it to recalibrate again.

Posted on Jul 29, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My tc5000 keeps failing the cal can you help


Try again RUN the software calibration. and adjust the REED SWITCH, and Speed Sensor, test it, clean it, and tight the plug or connector from UPPER board vs lower board.
God bless you

11_29_2012_5_11_51_pm.gif11_29_2012_5_12_10_pm.gif11_29_2012_5_12_26_pm.gif

Nov 16, 2012 | Bowflex Treadclimber Tc5000 Tc 5000 W In...

1 Answer

After trying to cal my tc5000, I got a cal fail. I then pulled the saftey key and re-inserted it and it displayed boot clr


adjust the REED swtch, and speed sensor, test it, clean it, and tight the plug or connector.
2) Tight the upper cable vs lower cable
3) Tight the ribbon cable for keypads
4) Run again the s. calibration.
God bless you

11_29_2012_5_16_44_pm.gif

Nov 16, 2012 | Bowflex Treadclimber

1 Answer

Bowflex wont calibration or pass calabration


1= do not panic
2= Lube the deck belt
3= lube the roller bearing
4= adjust the REED switch see the diagram attached, clean and tigh the wires connector very well
5= lube the motor elevation very well gear and shaft.
6= adjust the potentiometer of elevation motor,
7a readjust again the speed sensor, see the diagram attached,clean it and tight wires connector very well.
7= Run again the software calibration for diagnose and troubleshooting
see the block diagram and fix it , maybe the main motor board is faulty, test it with the RUN s.calibration. God bless you

7_8_2012_2_00_09_pm.gif7_8_2012_2_01_02_pm.jpg7_8_2012_2_01_21_pm.gif7_8_2012_2_01_41_pm.gif

Jul 08, 2012 | Bowflex Tc5000 Climber Treadclimber...

2 Answers

Can't get Bowflex TreadClimber TC5000 to pass calibration.


DEAR
AT FIRST YOU MUST REMOVE COVER AND SEE CAREFULLY TO FIND SENSORS SOME SENSORS ARE PHOTO SENSOR AND GET ON DUST AND CAN NOT GOOD WORK THEN BETTER THIS IS YOU CLEAN DUST VERY VERY GOOD PERHAPS SOLVE YOUR PROBLEM.
you can countiue contact us with smart phone on wattsapp or telegram by :
+989195116738

Mar 29, 2017 | Bowflex Treadclimber

1 Answer

Try to get started & get Error on led screan


Call manufactor for calibration procedure. If this doesnt work, you will probably need a lower board.

Jun 07, 2009 | Bowflex TC1000 Treadclimber

1 Answer

Calibration fail message on bowflex treadclimber.....help


Unplug your machine, restart it and try to calibrate it one more time. I had to do this with mine and it did take more than one try to get it to recalibrate again.

Jun 03, 2009 | Bowflex Treadclimber

3 Answers

The machine will quit wright after you start and


Had my TC5000 for a year and this is the first time this happened. I use it everyday. Googled "Bowflex Teadclimber error codes" and found this link  download.dfxi.com/supportdocs/AM/Bowflex/BFX_TC135_AM_2008.pdf which is a pdf manual. 
I'm going to try this fix now, hope it works for you and me
Here's what it says for ERR LS:
Belts stop turning and “err LS” or “err OS” is displayed Calibration Re-calibrate machine using Owner’s Manual calibration procedure. Speed sensor 1. Cycle power off and on. 2. Put the machine in calibration mode (see Calibration procedure in Owner’s Manual) but do not start the calibration routine. 3. Remove right rear plastic cover to view LED diagnostics on control board. Caution: Machine is on. Current is active!! 4. Locate LED D on the motor controller board. LED may be lit or unlit. 5. Manually advance the treadle with your foot, and check if LED D is blinking. 6. If LED D is not blinking, then the speed sensor is not supplying a signal. Check that the speed sensor wire is plugged into the motor controller board, to the connection labeled “P1”. Check connection of speed sensor to jumper wire. Check speed sensor adjustment (use business card to set gap between sensor and pulley). If LED D still does not flash replace sensor. I/O cables If LED D is flashing when the belts are turning but err LS or OS persists check connections and for signs of visible damage to any of the three I/O cables. If no damage, check continuity using a multi-meter. If a multi-meter is not available contact customer service for replacement cables and further assistance.
Mike

Mar 18, 2009 | Bowflex Treadclimber

2 Answers

My bowflex tc5000 will not calibrate


Check the speed sensor and make sure it is no farther than a credit card away from the drive pully. Unplug unit Located...remove left and right rear covers and back cover. 3 screws in each and 4 screws in back. Follow 2 black wires up to drive belt pulley under back of left treadle. slide sensor in with cc between it and the pully. Recalibrate

Dec 07, 2008 | Bowflex Treadclimber TC5300

2 Answers

Bowflex treadclimber 5000


Hi ddmyatt.. They sell what is call dry lube at sports store's. for spraying under the tread's and on the wheels that the tread run's on.. Lift the tread and spray as far under it as you can on both side's. She'll be lot's quieter then before and lots easier on the motor too..

Nov 03, 2008 | Bowflex Treadclimber TC5300

Not finding what you are looking for?
Bowflex Treadclimber Logo

724 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Bowflex Exercise & Fitness Experts

Electro Med Services...
Electro Med Services...

Level 3 Expert

6694 Answers

Shehu Pro
Shehu Pro

Level 3 Expert

1284 Answers

Are you a Bowflex Exercise and Fitnes Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...